Zip Codes and Life Spans: Determinants of Health in the US and Abroad

How healthy we are is very much a function of where we live, and whether we have access to clean water, reliable sanitation, adequate food, safe shelter, and basic medical care. Surely we have an obligation to organize the affairs of society to meet basic human needs, even if we are willing to tolerate a certain level of income disparity. How do we build an economic infrastructure to do that? How do we empower individuals and communities to influence the fundamental determinants of health? Michael Marmot, Yvonne MacPherson, Jacques Sebisaho

Festival: 2014

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